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Posted February 9, 2016 at 8:28 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – In an effort to better evaluate the health needs of the community and determine methods to meet those needs, the Community Health Assessment Team completed its … Read More »

Algal Bloom Advisory

Posted November 24, 2015 at 3:40 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachHealthNews Release

(New Hanover County)  Regional NC Department of Environmental Quality staff investigated and reported a dense mass of blue green algae having the potential to cause illness in humans and dogs. … Read More »

Update on Wilmington VA Health Care Center – from New Hanover County, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority and Congressman David Rouzer

Posted November 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachHealthNews Release

 New Hanover County – New Hanover County, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority and Congressman David Rouzer convened a meeting on Thursday, November 12 on the status of the Wilmington VA … Read More »

Board of Health Meeting

Posted November 2, 2015 at 8:23 am     Category: HealthNews ReleasePublic Notice

(New Hanover County)– The New Hanover County Board of Health meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 4 has been moved to Monday, November 9.  The location of the meeting has … Read More »

New Hanover County Residents Urged to Take Steps to Reduce Mosquitoes Following Record Rainfall

Posted October 7, 2015 at 1:36 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Due to the extreme rainfall this past week, New Hanover County received as much as 14 inches of rain creating many areas where mosquitoes can potentially … Read More »

Remain indoors and monitor storm

Posted October 4, 2015 at 4:43 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911HealthLibraryNews ReleaseOtherParks and Gardens

(New Hanover County)–New Hanover County Emergency officials encourage residents to take heed of the warnings from the National Weather Service. (NWS) to remain indoors, and to protect themselves and their … Read More »

State of Emergency Effective at 6:00 PM

Posted October 2, 2015 at 12:11 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumCommunications & OutreachEmergency Management and 911Fire ServicesHealthNews ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County and all municipalities effective today, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in advance of torrential … Read More »

Local Students to Promote Safe Walking to School on International Walk to School Day

Posted September 30, 2015 at 4:50 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- Safe Kids Cape Fear and Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) are joining together with local law enforcement and local schools on October 7, 2015 in recognition … Read More »

Wilmington VA Health Care Center Water Sample Results

Posted August 21, 2015 at 4:19 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority advise that results from water samples collected at the Wilmington VA Health Center … Read More »

Results from water samples collected at VA Health Care Center continue to show elevated levels of copper

Posted August 4, 2015 at 4:45 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the New Hanover County Health Department advised that results from water samples collected at the Wilmington VA Health Care Center last week continue to show … Read More »

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